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lawmaker. it's wednesday july 27th, taking a live look outside "today in the bay." good morning and thanks so much for joining us. 6:00 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. time to check in with meteorologist christina loren. >> yeah, as you're waking up with us trying to figure out what to wear to work, it's going to be a little hotter than it was especially inland nice and clear, live picture of san jose. just a little hazy. socked in with fog at the coast. not going to last as long as it did yesterday. full forecast and news of a big-time warm-up on the way. first it's 6:00 a.m. let's get you out the front door with mike inouye. >> a lot of folks heading out the front door or through the garage or side door. whatever. going to antioch. highway 4 looking slow now speeds in the 20s. worse than our sensors have
seen. going on right now through antioch. pittsburgh, became fine, walnut creek okay. no metering lights very smooth. 880 we have one issue at 29th avenue. laura, i'm going to hand it off to you. a lot of police activity. >> that's right. we're following this developing story all morning long from the east bay where a high-speed chase turned deadly of the chase ended 29th avenue off the highway 880 in oakland. that's where today in the day's christie smith joins us live with the latest on the chase. good morning. >> good morning to you, laura. the chp is still here taking measurements, taking photographs, making sure they do a very thorough investigation. now, when you look over at the car, the damage itself actually doesn't look that bad, if steve can pan over to it. chp tells us the driver was speeding. he wasn't wearing his seat belt and thrown from the car when it crashed. also alcohol was a factor they
say. this started 1:30 this morning on international and 47th. oakland police dealing with a shooting there. we're still trying to get details on that. minutes later same neighborhood the chp on patrol says they saw a driver weaving. they try to pull him over, blew through stoplights speeding 880 northbound, 80 miles an hour. he tried to get off at 29th avenue, lost control and crashed the car. he was taken to highland hospital and pronounced dead. all of this, the chp says, very avoidable. >> we did find signs of intoxication including open containers of alcoholic beverages in the car. then also yielding to the authority of law enforcement. this type of incident is totally avoidable and the driver would be alive today had they just yielded to the authority of the officers. >> reporter: i just spoke with the chp again this morning. they tell me the driver is a 19-year-old male from oakland.
they are trying to learn more about him this morning to see if there are any other factors going on that would have led him to try and run from police. for now, though, the 29th avenue off-ramp here on 880 is still closed this morning. again, i just spoke with chp and they are now telling me looks like it will reopen sometime this morning between 7:00 and 7:30. reporting live in oakland, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> thank you very much, christie. right now fairfield fire officials are talking about a six-alarm fire at a plastic plant. holding a news conference, monitoring it for you. we'll let you know if anything important is said. the fire tore through macros plastics factory at travis air force base yesterday. workers using an open flame in the storage area may have sparked that fire. it burned for hours last night. thick, black smoke spewed from the factory into neighborhoods. even though that fire is out this morning, people are still
worried about that smoke, the toxic chemicals that may be in it. luckily no one is injured. air quality experts and environmentalists are in that area this morning to determine if the is toxic because of all that burning plastic. there was a voluntary evacuation order in place yesterday. it has since been lifted. accused serial killer joseph naso is expected back in court friday. a judge appointed someone to look into his finances to determine if he has enough money to pay for an advisory council. if he does not not the public will have to foot the bill. in court yesterday prosecutors revealed 77-year-old naso owns two safe-deposit boxes. in one newspaper clippings related to the four women that he is charged with killing was found. in the other was cash. he's accused of killing four northern california women in the 1990s. nd the cc1: opening statements begin today in the trial of los gatos
mother accused of having sex with a 16-year-old boy. sara cole charged with three felony counts of unlawful sex. court documents say cole bribed the boy with free marijuana, alcohol and cigarettes. the boy's parents got police involved after seeing disturbing text messages on his phone allegedly sent by cole. police on edge after a 13-year-old boy stabbed while walking his dog. marla tellez in the neighborhood. things are getting worse. >> reporter: good morning, laura. this park is called erickson park. it's well manicured, looks to be a family friendly park, the same property as erickson elementary school. can you see that in the distance here. this is in south san jose, really a nice neighborhood. it was here monday evening when
san jose police say a 13-year-old boy was out walking his dog when he was approached by two teen boys. they asked him if he was in a gang. he's not. he said no. the teens began punching him and then stabbed him in the back several times. he is recovering at valley medical center this morning. the good news is he expected to be okay. i just spoke to a man who happened to be walking his dog through the park just a few minutes ago. he lives right nearby. he says up until now this area has been safe. in fact, a buddy of his recently ran into some trouble here. >> breaking in his car. him and his brother were able to detain him until the police came. i just notice like more graffiti on the benches and walls. because i have two young kids and they come here all the time and play by themselves. i told them they can't come over anymore unless we're with them. seems like it might be getting
out of control. >> reporter: mark hernandez says he's noticed more teens hanging out and drinking in this park. neighbors are hoping the stabbing will get more police patrols out here which may be tough, though, considering the deep budget cuts the city is facing and the recent police layoffs. now to reiterate the 13-year-old boy who was stabbed monday night, he's expected to be okay. in fact, laura, he should be released from valley medical center in the next couple of days. that's according to his family. san jose police tell us three boys are responsible for the stabbing and all three are in custody. >> okay. looks like we saw a possible mug shot of one of the suspects there. thank you very much, marla. 6:07, long gone, the gunman that fired on an east bay park police officer, they have taken off. though helicopters swept east bay hills yesterday, didn't find the gunman. park police think they are protecting a marijuana grow operation. they say they will return with reinforcements to get rid of all
those plants. this morning wildlife officials are warning people near half moon bay about a mountain lion that killed several animals. state game officials say dead sheep and goats found near purisima creek road monday night. police determined they were likely killed by a mountain lion. officials say if you encounter a mountain lion, face the animal, make noise and try to look larger by waving your arms and throwing rocks. san francisco mayor ed lee is getting more pressure to run for a full term. this time from a former mayor of san francisco. senator dianne feinstein told the chronicle last night, his responsibility is to the people of san francisco and the voters alone should determine whether this talented public servant should continue on the job. feinstein apparently told lee as much in person when both were at the white house for the giants visit. in recent weeks he has been more receptive to returning but is not committed to it. he's still on vacation until monday. the filing deadline to run for
mayor is august 12th. a lot of support there. it is 6:08 now, time to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you. we've got a really good looking day. our temperatures are climbing from yesterday's highs so make sure you're ready for this warm-up, really starting to set in as we head towards this weekend and our temperatures climb into the mid-90s. looks like saturday will be the hottest day in the forecasted period. if you want to make outdoor plans, a little better weather as we head through saturday and sunday. excuse me sunday then saturday. this is what we're looking at right now. we've got a little reduced visibility in novato, nine miles of visibility. however, numbers are dropping we'll watch those as you head through the morning hours. mild conditions yet again today, really comfortable at the coast. san francisco between about 73 and 77 degrees in the city today depending on where you work. downtown it tends to get a little hotter. low pressure sits to the north. actually been nudged up just a little bit by an expanding area
of high pressure. now, this is amplifying here for us. that means it's not only going to get hotter, we're going to start to see offshore flow, less and less low clouds cover to start out. a potential for pressure to come north maybe even arrest along the peninsula. we could see isolated renegade thunderstorms through saturday and sunday. that's what we're watching for. otherwise looking good, standard morning. 54 in oakland, 53 in san mateo, coast.gging the cc1: 4:00 p.m., 89 degrees, breezy conditions, completely clear in the city of san jose. a really great day to get a look at those stars, if you want to take a look at the stars tonight it should be clear as well. a really clear shot of the moon already this morning. you can probably see it for the next 20 minutes and then we're done wit. 86 in fremont, 86 san jose, 90 in gilroy, the festival coming up this weekend. the forecast for that on the way. get to work on time.
mike. >> good morning, christie, a couple of advisories issued by chp. i was going to tell you anyway but i have backing now. looking at the maze and a smooth drive. no metering lights at the toll plaza but the cars there northbound 880 at 29th. you heard christie's live report at the scene where the end of a police chase deadly accident at the scene. investigation continues at 29th. so you'll use 23rd. we'll track this throughout the morning. i can give updates on twitter and facebook. 880 smooth past that, 330 is the option. heading to san mateo bridge 880 fine, off the freeway a little slowing heading over the san mateo bridge. right now speed sensors show a smooth flow towards the peninsula 101, 92 westbound at 101, accident involving a semi truck. live look, traffic slowing down a little bit coming off that flat section to the highrise.
on the ride, the sign says there's an accident at 101. could affect traffic flow, probably send more people to the bay bridge. a warning, the ripple affect. >> that's why people need to watch in the morning and save time. 6:12. still to come on "today" in the bay, a bare area animal shelter needs help or it will have to start cutting programs. i'm damian trujillo, live at 49ers headquarters where the red and gold is rolling out the welcome mat for silver and black. i'll explain coming up. let's take a look at the golden gate bridge this morning, can't even make out the color with all the fog out there, certainly by the coastlines gripping the ar.ea 'll checkhe full forecast coming up 6: r1200ight now. 12
wshz, 6:14. talks for a shared stadium for both bay area football teams could be heating up. reports say 49ers president has been in meetings for a possible deal. damian trujillo live in santa clara with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, laura. one minute they are going at it alone. the next minute we find jed york and 49ers have been meeting with the raiders about a possible shared stadium across the street from 49ers headquarters. both teams conceded last night at a league function that they have been having talks about sharing a new stadium. that's something that the nfl would like to see. the nfl is where a lot of the money will come from for stadium financing. the niners and raiders play in the oldest stadiums in the league. the proposed project would cost
roughly $1 billion. it sounds like a better sales pitch for the league if two teams will be sharing that cost. in tweets i received overnight, it looks as if the stadium project in santa clara will be ready for kickoff by 2015. that could mean 16 games played per year in the parking lot of great america instead of eight games. there's still opposition in santa clara, mainly people who don't want any public funds used for the project. some of the funding is expected to come from the santa clara redevelopment agency, an agency the governor is threatening to close down across the state. so shovels are not on the ground just yet. but with this announcement, it makes it seem as if they are pulling the shovels out of the back of the pickup truck. it seems autumn winds might soon be blowing through silicon valley. >> we'll see if they are gold or silver. >> nice catch. >> thank you very much, damien.
6:16, radars meantime reporting to training camp. it all begins with them for a team meeting at the naacp marriott. raiders have to work out a lot of roster issues to meet the new salary cap. they play their first preseason game august 11st at the coliseum around the corner. the tough economy put a bay area animal shelter in a tough spot. they are asking the community for help. they are hoping to raise $125,000 in the months to avoid cutting programs and ultimately closing the pleasanton shelter. directors say they have seen a decrease in donations as operating expenses go up. valley humane society has rescued thousands of animals and provided several pet therapy programs for students and the elderly. it will cost to go to burning man this year. the countercultural festival
sold out for the first time in history. we checked stub hub and most there are around $100 mark. one seller has a few for $5,000. if you've really got some money to burn, one seller asking $25,000 for a ticket to burning man. let's check in with meteorologist christina loren right now. it is 6:18. have you ever been? >> no, and i don't plan on it. good morning to you. we're looking pretty good this morning. we actually have some pretty thick fog but it's hugging the coast, not penetrating inland as we've seen over the past couple of days, which is really good news. starting off with sunshine already in the city of san jose. for san francisco you're going to have to wait until noon, mix of sun and clouds, 68 degrees. then we start to see the cloud cover break apart shining through breezy conditions at 4:00 p.m., 73 in the city. that's your high for today, up 5 to 8 degrees in most cities from
yesterday's daytime highs. we continue to warm up as we head throughout the weekend. the biggest difference through yesterday and today will be the lack of cloud cover. i don't think it will last as long as yesterday. mild conditions, low pressure has taken a ride to the north. the jet stream overall has pushed to the north, a big amplifying ridge of high pressure takes control of our weather pattern. it's going to continue to amplify and really start to impact us as we head towards thursday, friday, saturday. also we have a chance for isolated thunderstorms. you can see wraparound moisture from the south pushing to the north. well, as of right now it's impacting areas even in monterey. for us, i don't think we'll see that impact until probably late tomorrow into friday. 86 degrees in fremont, 89 in san jose. 90 degrees in gilroy as we head throughout tomorrow we're going to add an additional 3 to 5 degrees. warm-up continues all the way through saturday. here is a look at your extended forecast. inland temperatures warming down right hot, 96 degrees on saturday. take a look at what you're
expecting at the coast. 77 degrees. trying to make those outdoor plans this weekend, the coast is the place to be. we'll see very little cloud cover, great beach days saturday and sunday. back to you. >> i can already see highway 17 backing up. 6:20 right now. coming up stanford takes another crack at getting pricey trails : built. >> civil disobedience online, hactivism. >> everybody obeying rules of the road please, 237 saw backups. this morning commute smoothly. there's fe in the distance. equal coverage for everyone coming up. cc1:an
new this morning, an update on the morning commute. want to check in with mike right now. you need to know about it if you're headed out the door. >> that's right. this is a big change from the last report, laura. we have the accident 101 at 92 off the san mateo bridge. let me show you a live shot. the sign on the right was lit up talking about an accident at westbound 92, connect you to 101. the sig alert issued but now back to the maps. we see no major slowing approaching the scene and accident i'm told by chp has cleared. it took just 15 minutes for that to clear, 14, in fact, quick work. they issued a sig alert because they expected a problem for half an hour. now folks heard about it or maybe still hearing about it on
news outlets might be heading to the bay bridge. expect the flow on 880 as you head through downtown oakland at least through the next half hour. looking over here to the south bay northbound flois with this sensors, that is the commute direction. smooth drive with the circle around shoreline expected to be very crowded this evening because of a soldout concert jason aldean. >> thanks for the update. 6:24. stanford university hoping third time is the charm as they plan to build miles of hiking trails. the $10 million plan would build a two-mile segment in the alpine road trail between menlo park and portola valley. it would replace walk walks that are narrow and in some places just a shoulder on the road. san mateo supervisors voted to hear the public's opinion for the next three months before thaeg that final decision.
critics say it's like building a road instead of a bicycle path. they cited community opposition. were hackers on paypal hacking or a sit-in. >> some call it h activism. some call it criminal, some say civil disobedience. you may recall the company called anonymous was upset with paypal after wikileaks could not use it to collect donations. they sent nonsense to the website. it's different than hacking into a website. this morning they issued a statement, anonymous did, to fbi and paypal saying, "what the fbi needs to learn is there's a vast difference between a digital sit-in and in effecting computers. and yet both of these are
punishable by the exact same fine and sentence. in other news electronic arts reported profits far more important than any numbers ea was talking about was changing attitude, admitting how much has changed in the last few months in the video game world and how it needs to adjust. for instance, the ceo points out all the top selling ipad apps are games. but 18 months ago, laura, ipads didn't exist. ea tries to adjust to these things but it has to adjust quickly. they are trying. >> and the world. no kidding. i was talking to my nephew the other day, did you know we grew up in a world where there wasn't committees? you had typewriters. >> they had punch cards, showed the big punch cards. >> old age, too. 6:26, coming up on "today in the bay" at 6:30, a teenager takes his dog for a walk and is
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a san jose teenager is stabbed while walking his dog. what police are saying this morning. taking a live look outside from the south bay this morning, sunny skies, warming temperatures. we'll check it all out july 27th, day in the bay. and a good wednesday morning to you. thanks so much for joining us. 6:30 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. want to check in with
meteorologist christina loren. those temperatures creeping up? >> they are creeping up. good morning to you. you made it, middle of the workweek. temperatures this morning. coolest1: point of the day. after it's all up hill. 57 degrees in napa, 53 oakland, upper 80s, couple of 90s. we'll let you know how long this warming trend will last. i've got the full forecast in minutes. first 6:30 and getting busy. let's check the drive with mike. >> it is busies that's why they turn them on. add that to the maps here as we there.t up cc1: show the traffic signals and slowing on the berkeley curves as well. what continues for oakland as well is why you need to be familiar with 23rd avenue off-ramp, that is the off-ramp you have to use in overnight oakland. a lot of activity and police investigation, of course. this is a big news story so i'm going to hand it off to laura. you have the latest of what's going on in oakland. >> we continue to follow this developing story out of the east
bay this morning. a high-speed chase ended deadly. it actually ended on the 29th exit off highway 880 in oakland when a teenager driver was car.n from thecc1: that's where "today in the bay's" christie smith joins us live with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura. i have new information from the chp, a clearer picture of exactly how fast this driver was going. they say he was blowing past stoplights on the streets, reached speeds up to 50 miles an hour. investigators still piecing it together this morning but it all ended here in a deadly crash off the 29th avenue exit from 880, a really tight turn. they say the driver did not have a seat belt on and was thrown from the car. here is what we know. about 1:30 this morning oakland police responded to a shooting near 47th and international. still trying to get details on that chp says shortly after, in unrelated incident, they
spotted a driver weaving in the: same area. he failed to stop, they say, and sped onto interstate 880 northbound. officers tell me he got up to 80 miles an hour on the freeway. the legal limit here, they say, is 55. >> roughly about 25 miles over the posted speed limit on the freeway. then when they exited the freeway the speed was too fast, driver was impaired, couldn't safely negotiate the exit and ended up colliding. >> now investigators tell me the driver was likely drinking. they found open containers of alcohol in and around the car. the driver, they say, is a 19-year-old male from oakland. he was taken to highland hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. now, as a result of this horrible accident, the chp has been out here for hours investigating and the 29th avenue off-ramp has been shut down. they are telling me it should reopen between 7:00 and 7:30. reporting live in oakland,
christie smith, "today in the bay." >> a loss of a young life. thank you very much, christie. today marks two months anniversary of the distance answer of michelle. they will hold a rally close to the place she was last seen. she disappeared in late may. police have since classified the case as homicide. the family is not giving up hope. they have raised $100,000 reward for a safe return. the rally will be held at the park. it starts tonight at 6:00. family members, hayward police and mark class will be speaking. three teens behind bars this morning accused of stabbing a 13-year-old boy while he was walking his dog. "today in the bay's" marla tellez on how they captured the suspect. >> good morning. erickson park where the stabbing took place is a popular spot for people to come with their dogs
and go for a stroll. we've seen a couple of people doing that bright and early this morning. it was on the same property as erickson elementary school behind us near almond and branham. it's hard to believe he was stabbed while walking his dog in the park. it was still light outside, just after 5:30. the boy was approached by two teen boys. they asked him if he was in a gang. he said no. they began punching him and stabbed him in the back several times. he survived. in fact he's expected to be release freddie valley medical center in the next couple of days. that's good news there. mark hernandez, he lives nearby. we stopped him this morning as he was walking his dog. he said hearing the news is alarming. >> shocked, i guess. i have two young kids and they come here all the time and play in the park.
i told them they can't come over here anymore. we have noticed more increase of people hanging out, young people hanging out drinking. >> reporter: mark says he's also noticed more graffiti on park benches. the overall feeling from neighbors here is concern. they are hoping the stabbing will get the attention of the police department and in turn attract more patrols through the neighborhood. as for the people responsible for the stabbing, police say three people are in custody this morning. two juveniles and a 19-year-old. good news, that 13-year-old boy is expected to be released from valley medical center by the weekend. his parents say his kidneys were punctured in the stabbing but he is a survivor and he'll be okay. that's the good news. >> that he very much, marla. it is 6:35 right now. a thief made up with much more than a car in walnut creek. he now has pricey giants
memorabilia as well. it happened on north california boulevard. hidden in the back of the car, autographed bats and balls signed by giants legend hall of famer. the surveillance view actually captured the theft and the suspect is described as a white man in his late 20s or early 30s, about 5'10" thin build, shaved head and goatee. this morning an underwater plant is tlitenning the start of the americas cup. exotic seaweed which can grow 10 feet pose dangers to native kelp throughout san francisco bay. the plan is found at some piers and could attach itself on spectator boats. state regulators are refusing to issue permits for the race until organizers can prove the event will not significantly spread that seaweed. one option to deal with the plant is an eradication program which would be funded by the americas cup and port
authorities. it's 6:36 right now, time to check in with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you. we've got a great looking weekend at the coast. it's going to be hot inland. low pressure is kind of on the same vertical plain as it was yesterday but the difference is it's been nudged up to the north just a little bit. so for us that translates into less low clouds cover, a weaker on-shore flow. we're going to see a really nice day today, more sunshine at the coast. yeah, a little bit hot inland. high pressure still in control. southwestern most portion of the states entire weather pattern from the four corners region all the way to southern california, this big ridge is bringing in some pretty good monsoonal moisture. that's what's going to happen as we head through saturday and sunday afternoon. see some of that monsoonal flow come up into our neck of the woods. that means it's going to be allega little bit hotter, a little bit muggier, isolated thunderstorms, south bay, east bay and
mountainous regions you've got the best chance see that orographic enhancement. 54 in santa cruz. later on today we're going with the upper 80s. but at the coast perfect day in san francisco with that sun coming out quite a bit earlier about 10:30. as we head through the day, a lot of sunshine over city of san francisco. redwood city 85 degrees today and 75 in santa cruz. if you've got the day off might be a great day to hit the beach. beach days keep getting better as we head through the weekend. that forecast moments away. let's get to you work on time with mike inouye. >> big warning, highway 17 is going to be crowded. over here already crowded antioch 4, westbound, slows, 41 registering at willow pass east as you head to baypoint, 242 showing slowdowns there as well. walnut creek interchange holding
steady, 680 not bad but 22 minutes over there from altamont pass increase in volume of traffic continuing throughout the morning. a live shot of the golden gate bridge as well. christina talking about the fog kicking in. we might want this later but right now visibility is an issue over the north bay. watch as you cross the bridge. >> 6:39, coming up on "today in the bay" giants will play the phillies. see what happened in the first game of the series and what happened to tim lincecum. several bay area post offices could be closing down soon. we'll have a live report from washington coming up next. ♪
welcome back, everyone. good wednesday morning to you. take a live look outside, certainly different from the golden gate bridge that is fogged in. the post office could be closed soon. u.s. post office is looking at 3700 offices around the country to decide whether or not they should stay open. more than a dozen offices flagged are here in the bay area. "today in the bay's" tracie potts live in washington with the details. a lot of people not using them. >> electronic mail, east bay, things online, a lot not walking
into the community post office anymore. some of these stations are making less than $50 a day. the postal service says they have to look at shutting them down to save money. they are $8.5 billion in the red last year. they have come up with a list. now we have a list. take a look. as you mentioned a dozen in the bay area including five in san francisco, two in oakland, one in san jose and others in the area. what they are trying to do, the same as ups and fedex have done, they are trying to streamline and be more efficient. by closing local post offices, what they hope to do is transfer services by buying stamps and packaging when you want to mail something to local businesses. so you could go by a pharmacy or grocery store and get those things. a lot less overhead for a postal service already deep in the red. >> having a tough time. thank you very much, tracie.
6:43. in just days the country's checks could start bouncing unless lawmakers make moves to meet in the middle. two rival plans. one problem, the cost. republican speaker john boehner digging for more money because his plan is $150 billion short in savings. putting off today's vote to try to get those numbers in line. you can only afford to lose 22 republican votes. ten have already said they are voting against it. >> want a solution not a deal. i don't think this goes far enough. >> does this keep us in the battle or end the battle. >> senator harry reid is also postponing a vote on his plan which saves more money without touching medicare and social security. 6:44 right now, time to talk baseball. giants pitcher tim lincecum expected to take the mound in philadelphia provided he feels better. the a's skipped yesterday's game against the phillies because of
a stomach illness. that meant barry zito had to move up the day. wasn't a good outing for him. he lit up four runs in the first, certainly settled down after that and pitched seven innings but the damage was already done. giants lost that one 7-2. but it's not anything like a trip to the world series was on the line this time. as for the a's a nice winner with tampa bay last night. pennington had three hits, the hottest hitter since the all-star break. on the mound brandon mccarthy pitching eight solid innings to help a's bit the rays 6-1. one baseball ended before 2:00 a.m. in atlanta last night but many fans think it should have continued at least a little longer. atlanta braves and pittsburgh pirates played into the bottom of the 19th inning. yeah, then this play happened at the plate. catchers makes the tag but the umpire called him safe.
yeah, they debated that one. game over. pirates manager was so angry he followed the umpires off the field while the braves celebrated. take a look for yourself, what do you think? the ump admitted later he might have blown the call. nineteen innings. 6:46, time to check the with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you, 19 innings, a long game. we had a close call in the giants game. hopefully we can get it back. we're going to see changes especially at the coast giving way for the sunshine, alleges july weather in san francisco. you're going to get that today. low pressure to the north but it's been driven further to the north. then this time yesterday by an amplifying ridge of high pressure. this big ridge of high pressure is going to drive offshore winds. that pleens very, very little
low cloud cover. clear start in the city of san francisco. the best chance will be saturday and sunday whereas inland micro climates kick in and could see monsoonal moisture pump up from the south generating a couple of thunderstorms. if we see any of those thunderstorms they will be isolated but we are watching that for you saturday and sunday afternoon. that will be the best chance. if you're living inland, i think we're going to see more activity to the south bay than the east bay. 57 in napa, 54 novato, 55 in concord this morning. we have absolutely no low cloud cover. looks like that's going to be the case throughout the most part today inland versus the coast. we're going to have to see a little time pass before we get that sunshine from the clouds 12:p.m. 74 in oakland, mild conditions. it will come out earlier than it did yesterday. when that sea breeze picks up, 77 degrees, comfortable weather in the city of oakland, san francisco not all that much cooler, 73 degrees for you today. 88 in los gatos, 75 in santa
cruz. if you're looking for weekend plans, i think your best bet will be to make them towards the coast. take a look at the difference, 96 on saturday, f inland versus7 comfortable lovely degrees in the city of san francisco. >> the entire bay area will be headed to the coast this weekend. >> thank you very much. 6:48 right now. a year from now the summer olympics will be under way. we're going to have a live report from london coming up next. i'm damian trujillo live at for headquarters which could be the new home of the raiders. that's coming up. if your grandkids ever asked where were you when apple opened above $400 a share, it's wherever you are right now. >> if kids asked what did you do before 3d rendering flat mats., 28etight getouedchhit w tog f but i'll show you slow spots kicking in right about now. o so. show it some love.
welcome back. it is 6:51 right now. we'll take you to the slowdown happening right now in the south bay. northbound 101 showing speeds below 50. everywhere shows yellow, specifically 101 as you come up in the zone north of 680 showing a slow drive. a warning for mountain view, told to pass this on, jason aldean concert, expect slowing 101 shoreline boulevard in the vicinity. that is a soldout concert. we have google, yahoo! a lot of major companies through the area going to have congestion after work. keep that in mind, jammed. also hicktown. that's the name of the song. 880, smooth drive, low clouds
could be an issue. use 23rd because of police activity we've been reporting all morning long. laura. thanks very much. the countdown is on. 201 olympics will kick off in london. looking spiffy, peter alexander live where preparations got under way a long time ago. good morning, peter. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you, laura, breaking out the red, white, blue with a hat tip to your favorite band, the clash. london is officially calling now. a year out and the countdown is under way. we spoke to folks and they are bang on schedule when it comes to construction. that's the olympic stadium. it's complete. they are putting down the track as we speak. a short time ago they unveiled for the first time the aquatic center, $440 million to build this thing. when you walk in, it kind of feels like you're entering the belly of a gray whale. that's the exact spot where michael phelps will return hoping he it add onto his eight gold medals from just three
years ago in beijing. what i think is going to be most remarkable about these games, lawyer ark, this city has all its iconic landmarks, chevy chase, big kids, parm, right next to that these world-class sports settings. beach volleyball there outside buckingham palace. it's going to be a lot to look forward to. as the mayor of the city likes to say london is ready for the greatest party on earth. laura. >> interesting to see if queen elizabeth would ever have expected all of this right there by the river thames. 6:53, two bay area rivals sharing the same house, could it be a reality? talks between san francisco 49ers and oakland raiders are heating up on a possible joint stadium deal. "today in the bay's" damian trujillo live at headquarters
with the story for us. >> reporter: the shovels are not on the ground just yet but seems like they are pulling shovels out of the back of the pickup truck. a big admission by both teams that happened overnight. that's because both the niners, as you mentioned, and raiders conceded that teams have been meeting about possibly sharing a stadium. that's what the nfl likes to hear. the league repeatedly said a shared stadium project might be the way to go in the bay area. otherwise the region might lose both teams with no new stadiums. the announcement comes on the heels of an announcement in oakland indicating it had a project in mind but that would be several years away. if all goes as planned, could see kickoff in santa clara by 2015. there's opposition to any stadium plan here in santa clara. mainly people concerned about traffic and use of redevelopment money to help fund the new stadium. the front-runners just said a couple days ago, they are ready
to move on with the project alone, the financing because in place. now add the raiders to the mix and santa clara could convert from the mission city to a sports entertainment powerhouse. two weeks ago the city broke ground on a huge parking garage across the straight from great america. that's expected to be open sometime early next year. so the wheels are turning here, laura, back to you. >> to be fair to raiders fans, we're there, because it's very close to the proposed site. got to play fair. >> absolutely. >> thanks very much. 6:55. mcdonald's making a change that should make health advocates happy. starting next april all mcdonald's will automatically put apples in kids happy meals along with smaller portions of french fries. that should cut the calorie content by 20%. right now they have a choice between the fries or apples and the apples come with caramel or caramel sauce, whatever way you
want to look at it. mcdonald's dropping that sauce as well. speaking of apple and happy, scott mcgrew. >> good morning. apple opened this morning, apple computer opened this morning above $400 a share. 403 although it dropped in trading back at 398 for apple. speaking of apple, a guy in new york trying to figure out what it would take to get himself kicked out of an apple store. he's ordered a pizza for delivery in the store, had a romantic dinner with his wife, with musicians. that didn't get him kicked out. i don't think that's his wife. they ignored the request to lower lights. he went in as darth vader for tech support. that didn't work. then he tried bringing in a goat. >> any grass for my goat? no grass. okay. just wondering. do you think the goat is a mac
or pc. >> the goat didn't seem happy about going into the apple store. carried him out. there gow. the fellow is a comedian in new york city. he's tried other stunts, one of them a crosstown bus. he got a big wheel and tried to beat the crosstown bus across manhattan. that actually worked. he won on the big wheel, which says something about the crosstown bus in manhattan. can you see it on facebook. i posted it to our facebook page as well. very funny stuff. >> great. a lot of fun. hey, thanks so much for joining us this morning. the "today" show is coming up next. we'll have a local news update for you in half an hour, every half hour after that, weather and traffic. >> find out more about that goat maybe. >> have a great day, everybody. [ female announcer ] they've been off limits to dieters